OFFSTAGE: Nicole Kidman Acknowledges Infertility Problems

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I love when celebrities are honest about being human. And in the latest interview that Keith Urban’s wife Nicole Kidman did with Australia’s 60 Minutes, she talks candidly about her struggles to become pregnant . “I’ve had a very, very roller coaster ride with fertility,” she acknowledged. “It has never been easy for me.” She even said she’d had an ectopic pregnancy in her pre-Urban days back when she was still married to Tom Cruise. So add Kidman to the growing list of the more than 6 million women in the U.S. who have trouble getting and staying pregnant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As for the surrogate who helped carry Kidman and Urban’s latest daughter, Faith Margaret, born in December, Kidman said , “She was the most wonderful woman to do this for us. We were in the place of desperately wanting another child and this opportunity arose for us. I couldn’t get pregnant, and we wanted another baby. I get emotional even talking about it because I’m so grateful to her.”

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